California's Great America Now Hiring For 2013 Season

Santa Clara's 5th Largest Employer Will Fill Approximately 2,500 Positions This Year

Jobs Include EMTs, Guest Services, Performers, Ride Operators, Lifeguards & More

Jan 22, 2013, 11:00 ET from California's Great America

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California's Great America, Santa Clara's 5th largest employer, is now accepting applications to fill approximately 2,500 positions for the exciting 2013 season. All applicants should begin the employment process online at

There are two distinct category options for interested individuals. Applications are currently being accepted for a myriad of park staff positions, including Emergency Medical Technicians, Guest Services, Ride Operators, Lifeguards, Concessions, Security Personnel, Merchandise, Game Attendants and Admissions Staffers.

Additionally, from February 4–17 California's Great America will conduct casting calls throughout the Bay Area to fulfill entertainment and event technician positions for the upcoming season. Available performance positions include Show Hosts, Theater and Pop Singers, Dancers (Modern, Jazz and Hip Hop), Character Actors, Theater Attendants and Event Technicians, Scenic Artists and Sculptors, Costumers, Stage Managers and more.

Casting locations include Ohlone College, San Jose State University, Christopher High School, Foothill College, West Valley College and California's Great America (site specific locations and times are listed online). All audition candidates should complete an online application prior to arriving. Those attending a casting location need to arrive 30 minutes prior and will be auditioned in order of arrival.

Applicants for all positions must be 16 years of age to apply. Detailed job descriptions and casting locations can be found at

About Cedar Fair
California's Great America is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FUN."  In addition to California's Great America, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, six water parks, one indoor water park resort and five hotels, including Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif.  Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, Calif. under a management contract.

SOURCE California's Great America